Sounds of Scotland travel to Camas

Portland resident Geoff Frasier will perform at the library

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Bagpipes, stories and Gaelic songs of Scotland will be presented from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Camas Public Library as part of the travel-themed summer reading program.

Portland resident Geoff Frasier will play bagpipes, Irish whistle and Irish flute as well as tie in Scottish history and stories.

Frasier is proud of his Scottish history and jumped at the chance to study abroad in the Scottish island of Benbecula, he jumped at it. While overseas, he learned how to play the bagpipes and sing traditional Gaelic songs.

Frasier’s performance fits in well to the reading program, which this year is based on “One World: Many Stories.”

“It’s a mix of different art forms that all weave together to show how interrelated everything is,” Frasier said.

One of his favorite places to play bagpipes is at summer reading programs at libraries.

“The kids in the library audience are always interested to hear the history and stories,” he said.

The performance is free and takes place in the library’s upstairs meeting room, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave.